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Brunneofusispora sinensis

Brunneofusispora sinensis S.K. Huang & K.D. Hyde, in Phookamsak et al., Fungal Diversity: 10.1007/s13225-019-00421-w, [38] (2019)

Index Fungorum number: IF555600         Facesoffungi number: FoF04863


Sexual morph: Ascomata 325–370 µm diam., perithecial, solitary to scattered, immersed, eventually erumpent, globose to subglobose, uni-loculate, glabrous, dark brown to black, ostiole, papillate with long beak. Ostioles central, lined with periphyses. Peridium 20–45 µm wide, equally thick-walled, composed of 5–8 strata, of blackened pseudoparenchymatous cells, arranged in a textura angularis. Hamathecium composed of numerous, 1.5–3.5 µm wide, filamentous, septate pseudoparaphyses, embedded in a gelatinous matrix. Asci 53–110 × 9–18 µm (x̄ = 75 × 14 µm, n = 30), 8-spored, bitunicate, fissitunicate, cylindric-clavate to clavate, short pedicellate, rounded at the apex, with an ocular chamber. Ascospores 18–22 × 5–8.5 µm (x̄ = 20 × 7 µm, n = 50), overlapping 2-seriate, initially hyaline, becoming light brown to brown at maturity, broadly fusiform, 1-septate, constricted at the septum, smooth-walled, with guttules, surrounded by mucilaginous sheath. Asexual morph: Undetermined.


Culture characteristics: Ascospores germinated on PDA within 2 weeks at 23 °C, colony on PDA reaching 1 cm diam. after 4 weeks, irregular in shape, surface rough, with edge umbonate and well-defined margin, velvety to floccose; from above brown; from below cream, not producing pigmentation on agar medium.


Habitat: -


Material examined: CHINA, Yunnan Province, Songming, Niulan river, on dead wood, 1 October 2016, S.K. Huang (KUN-HKAS 97451, holotype), ex-type living culture, KUMCC 17-0030.


GenBank Accession No: ITS: MH393558, LSU: MH393557, SSU: MH393556, TEF1-a: MH395329.


Notes: -

Figure X. Brunneofusispora sinensis (KUN-HKAS 97451, holotype). a Habitat. b, c Appearance of ascomata on dead wood. d Ascoma in vertical section. e Peridium. f Asci with pseudoparaphyses stained in congo red. g–i Developing stages of asci. j–m Ascospores (note: l, m stained in congo red). Scale bars c = 500 μm, d = 200 μm, f = 50 μm, g–i = 20 μm, e, j–m = 10 μm.


Phookamsak R, Hyde KD, Jeewon R, Bhat DJ, et al. (2019) Fungal diversity notes 929–1035: taxonomic and phylogenetic contributions on genera and species of fungi. Fungal Diversity (2019) 95:1–273


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